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Engineer Mechanical

Location:
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Posted:
February 13, 2018

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SUMMARY

Qualification Summary

An advanced Mechanical Engineering professional with extensive hands-on experience with various industries including refinery, oil and gas, petrochemical, specialty chemicals, energy, power generation, and heavy industrial. I have a broad range of expertise, such as: equipment design (Cooling Towers, Compressors, Pumps, Reactors and Vessels, Conveyors, Tanks, Fin Fans, Heat Exchangers, and Piping); HVAC, prepared mechanical equipment specifications, scope of work documents, bidding documents, materials and equipment take-offs, designed special pipe supports, pipe flow analysis, construction sequence of steps; writing material specifications, estimating construction, planning, project management, quality, maintenance, scheduling, critical path assessment, mechanical calculations, design, instrument and control, pump, piping, heat exchangers, compressors and other mechanical equipment.

EXPERIENCE

03/2016 - 01/2017

Process Engineer, Fluor, Greenville, SC

Performed process engineering, piping sizing calculations and valve specifications for federal government plant.

Preparation of pipe specifications, and construction estimates for the plant.

03/2015 - 03/2016

Senior Mechanical Lead Engineer, Jedson Engineering, Savannah, GA

Led Project Engineering for Rayonier D Cutter Pulp Project.

Performed ACAD P&ID and mechanical drawings

Sold, estimate, and managed projects including P&G Pulp plant energy project.

Performed mechanical pipe sizing and calculations for piping, air compressors, and other equipment.

Performed pipe stress analysis, and pipe support standards.

Performed HVAC, plumbing calculations and fire protection and utility design.

Performed turnaround projects planning and implementing.

Created scope of work, engineering reports, job packages, and specification document.

07/2013 - 03/2015

Mechanical Lead Engineer, Star Engineering Services, Houston, TX

Led Project Engineering on Kodiak Deep Gulf Energy Project.

Performed Piping Engineering including Caesar II stress analysis on high pressure piping, (10000 psi to 15000 psi),

Analyzed high pressure light weight flanges and evaluated the loading capacities of the flanges.

Presented new procedures for allowable loads, pipe stress analysis, and pipe support standards.

Performed complete line list

Evaluated new mechanical equipment.

Created P&IDs.

06/2012 - 07/2013

Mechanical Lead Engineer, Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City, MO

Led Engineering and Quality for two new Oneok Fractionation Plants, Mont Bellvieu, TX

Responsibilities include quality-checking stress, creating quality reports

Reviewing mechanical equipment drawing submittals for new capital projects.

Equipment including Cooling Towers, Compressors, Pumps, Reactors and Vessels, Tanks, Fin Fans, and Heat Exchangers.

Performed reactive forces for pressure relief valves.

AutoPipe Stress Analysis.

Led and performed quality pipe stress.

08/2009 - 06/2012

Mechanical Engineer, Archer, Daniel, Midland, ADM, Decatur, IL

Lead Engineering roles included responsibilities for engineering a large new Glycols Hydrolysis plant project engineering and construction support.

$140 million CO2 Sequestration Project including pipe and valve design, specification writing, and pipe stress analysis.

Preparation of all Mechanical packages, HVAC, and engineer of record package.

Bid and construction progress meetings including scheduling.

Construction Project Management.

Prepared technical specifications and related items as required and forming key project decisions regarding mechanical equipment including material, equipment, and field services requisitions,

Field measurements and developed data sheets.

Performed Caesar II pipe stress analysis and equipment nozzle calculations.

07/2006 - 08/2009

Mechanical Engineer, Chemical & Industrial Engineering, Louisville, KY

Engineering, procurement, and project engineering roles such as writing material specifications, mechanical scope of work documents,

Project management, creating project schedules and critical path assessment.

Mechanical calculations, design, and selection of the type of pump, piping, heat exchangers, compressors and other mechanical equipment to be furnished for large petrochemical projects.

Successfully, led projects including performing pipe sizing and Caesar II pipe stress calculations including API 610 pump nozzle qualification analysis.

05/1997 - 07/2006

Mechanical Engineer / Pipe Stress Engineer, Vogt Power International, Louisville, KY

Directed pressure vessel design group of four engineers for Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG) for the global power utility market.

Selected and approved all material for $25 million capital projects from the proposal stage through completion.

Provided troubleshooting for manufacturing and field construction to minimize schedule and cost impacts.

Performed American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Section I code evaluations for ten 250-megawatt HRSG projects annually, meeting or exceeding project schedules.

Developed, improved, and updated computer program that calculated ASME Sections I, VIII, and B31.1 Power Piping requirements by writing Excel macros, reducing cycle time by 50%.

Place first in Continuous Improvement Process team competition. Initiated structured, on-going technical training for sales, maintenance, and thermal designers in ASME and National Board Inspection Code (NBIC) requirements.

Wrote corporate ISO 9001 Standards and participated in ASME Committee Meetings for code cases and interpretations

05/1995 - 05/1997

Mechanical Design Engineer, Louisville Dryer, Louisville, KY

Led custom products area by designing and selling ASME pressure vessels, shell and tube heat exchangers, reactors, and conveyors. Performed mechanical design of rotary steam direct-fired industrial dryers that remove moisture in manufacturing processes.

Prepared code data reports for projects including witness of hydro tests. Managed multiple projects from sale through installation, meeting schedules and controlling project costs.

Increased sales of custom products by approximately 50% in less than six months through an intensive marketing campaign.

08/1983 - 08/1989

Sales Engineer, Louisville KY

Performed construction take-offs and estimates on commercial construction and industrial construction including material handling equipment.

Performed sales and supervise union work including labor and materials with annual sales of $5 million per year. Project managed the projects from conceptual stage through startup.

Extensive engineering work on the AO Smith Automotive Plant and at the FORD motor plants including ventilation, TIG welding, laser and plasma cutting tables, and other automotive manufacturing projects.

EDUCATION

05/1993 - 05/1995

Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering, MSME, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky

08/1989 - 05/1994

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering, BSME, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky.

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL EXPERTISE SPECIALIST

AFT ARROW

AFT FATHOM

AUTOCAD

AUTOPIPE

NASTRAN

MICROSOFT

POWERPOINT

MICROSOFT EXCEL

MICROSOFT PROJECT

MICROSOFT WORD

NOZZLE PRO

SAP

PIPE FLO

PIPE FLOW

BENTLEY VIEWER

SOLIDWORKS

CAESAR II

SPR

NAVISWORKS

MATHCAD

SHAREPOINT

OSHA 10

CREO

LOTUS NOTES

PV ELITE

TANK

AUTODESK PLANT 3D

SMART PLANT P&ID

FRATURE MECHANICS

RS MEANS

TIMBERLINE

TWIC CARD (ACTIVE) FRATURE MECHANICS



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